Transit Research Program Director Recognized as Emeritus Member of the Bus Transit Systems Committee

Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh was recognized as an Emeritus Member of the Bus Transit Systems Committee (AP050) at TRB 2020. Emeritus membership recognizes the significant, long-term contributions of individuals who have provided outstanding service through participation on TRB’s standing technical committees. Mr. Hinebaugh is a 28-year member of the National Academies of Sciences,…

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Celebrates Five Years of Designation

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, which is housed here at the Center for Urban Transportation, is celebrating 5 years of designation as a U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coalition. The hard work of the the coalition’s members and stakeholders have helped to grow the Coalition’s successes. Since 2014, Coalition stakeholders have displaced more than…

The Latest Data from the Tampa Connected Vehicle Pilot Program on ITS DataHub

TAMPA, Fla., March 5, 2019 – The Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME) program at the Center for Urban Transportation Research has played a pivotal role in providing the latest data from the Tampa Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot project to the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Data Hub, which provides open data from the three connected vehicle technology…

CUTR Partners with THEA to Host the 6th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle Summit

Participants from across the globe met last month at the 6th Annual Florida Automated Vehicle (FAV) Summit in Tampa, Florida. The Summit brought together industry leaders and experts to discuss the implementation and deployment of automated, connected, electric, and shared mobility technologies. CUTR has been involved with the Florida Automated Vehicle Summit since its inception in…

Transit Research Program Presents at TCRP Panel, Professional Development & Transit Safety and Operations Summit, and TRB Bus Rapid Transit Conference

In May 2018, CUTR senior research associate Victoria Perk participated in a panel meeting for Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis Project SH-18, On-Board Survey Methods and Technologies, in Washington, D.C. At the FPTA/FDOT/CUTR Professional Development & Transit Safety and Operations Summit in Tampa, CUTR research associate Alexander Kolpakov presented updates on the Tracking and…

Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh Presents at APTA, ASCE

In May 2018, Transit Research Program Director Dennis Hinebaugh participated in transit automation conference sessions at both the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) meetings in Tampa.  At the APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference, Dennis organized and moderated a session on transit automation entitled “Autonomous Buses – Lead,…

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Wins Future of the Region Award

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, housed at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida, was recognized by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council for the coalition’s clean transportation and energy efficiency projects. The coalition was awarded a Future of the Region Award in the Economy and Energy category for its…

Economic Contribution of THEA to Hillsborough County’s Economy – 2016 Update

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) owns and operates the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway. Since its establishment, THEA has been responsible for numerous roadway projects in Hillsborough County that have contributed to increased mobility for its patrons and the county as a whole. THEA retained the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University…